Melville is located in east Rhode Island. Melville has 2.09 square miles of land area and 2.97 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Melville population is 1,611, which has shrunk 30.71% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 0.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Melville median household income is $46,202 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.82% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 34.05% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Melville median house value is $91,100 in 2005-2009 and has grown by -25.27% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 81.35% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Melville is much better than the state average in quality.